Joining the ‘Posters Network’

Having moved to Manchester Metropolitan University, I have had a long overdue chance to catch up with Jim Aulich, who has written a number of books on (propaganda) posters. I had missed the ‘Posters Network’ being created, but am now in process of membership. It self-describes as: The Posters Network aims to make links between UK poster collections and posters specialists, and to share knowledge, news and expertise. In 2013 Arts Council England (ACE) awarded Continue Reading →

Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict

Imperial War Museum Poster Collection Whilst researching my PhD I had great hopes of access to the Imperial War Museum’s poster collection, but was restricted to the few hundred in the onsite art collection (which are still an amazing collection) . In 2002 however, Manchester Metropolitan University, under the leadership of James Aulich, received funding to digitise 10,000 posters from the collection. Digitised copies of the posters are available from the Imperial War Museum Collections online, Continue Reading →